If you're looking for a lucrative speech-language pathologist job on the East Coast, consider getting your license to practice in Rhode Island. This charming state may be the smallest in the country, but it's brimming with opportunities for professional and personal growth.
Here's a quick guide to getting your SLP licensure in Rhode Island, including license processing times, average salaries and cost of living in the state. Feel free to contact our staffing specialists if you need assistance moving into the next stage of your speech therapy career.
How to Get Your Rhode Island Speech and Language Therapy License
Speech-language pathology licenses and renewals are overseen by the Rhode Island Department of Health. Complete applications are usually processed within four to six weeks. SLPs in Rhode Island make one of the highest average salaries in the country. The cost of living in the state is about 10.6% higher than the national index.
This New England state is tucked along the Atlantic coast and features gorgeous beaches, dramatic sea cliffs, walkable cities and an abundance of nautical charm. It ranks as the top state in the country for air and water quality and in the top five for health care. If this environment appeals to you, get in touch with our recruiters to learn more about jobs in Rhode Island for speech-language pathologists.
How long does it take to receive your speech and language therapy license in Rhode Island?
It typically takes between four and six weeks to receive your speech and language therapy license in Rhode Island. This is average compared to other speech and language therapy licenses across the United States.
Rhode Island speech and language therapy contact information
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Licensing
Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 105A
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 222-5960
Fax: (401) 222-1272
Rhode Island Speech and Language Therapy Salary Information
Being an allied traveler, especially with Med Travelers, comes with a lot of amazing benefits. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average annual salary for SLPs in Rhode Island is $85,450. Typically, SLPs in travel positions make about 20% more than those who are permanent staff. Our travel speech-language pathologists also receive health insurance coverage, a retirement savings plan, free continuing education and prearranged housing, making a travel career a financially smart option.
Interested in learning more? Browse our extensive database of speech-language pathology jobs to get an idea of the positions available. Submit an application and get started with our recruiters today.